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sealing wax

noun

Simple Definition of sealing wax

  • : a type of wax used especially in the past for making seals on letters and documents

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sealing wax

  1. :  a resinous composition that is plastic when warm and is used for sealing (as letters, dry cells, or cans)

14th Century

First Known Use of sealing wax

14th century


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